Youth Convention in Kanubari
6th July, Kanuabri: The youth of Kanubari came together for a Youth Convention from 24 to 27 April, 2013, under the initiative of Rev. Fr. Jose Oonu, the Parish Priest, Kanuabri. Youth from all the substations under Kanubari came together with enthusiasm to learn something new for their life to change of their lifestyle.Rev. Fr. Markose Lakara sdb, the North Regional Youth Director from Guwahati, Fr. Gregory from Sonary, Sr. Anasthsia and Raichal from Tinsukia and local leaders were the resource persons. They dealt with many important topics relevant for the growth and development of the youth and the society. They also helped the youth understand the existing local situation and respond to it accordingly.
Fr. Mark, speaking to youth, said, “You are youth only for a few years. And you will be remmbered for the rest of your life based on only what you do now. Hence make the most of your youthhood and leave your legacy behind.” He also emphasised on the importance of prayer in the life of youth.
The participants took resolution at the end of the convention to marry only after proper enquiry, follow the church law and keep up their dignity as a true Christian.
The youth were shown few films concerning of the family life and the result of divorce. After watching the movie they made a resolution that they will not divorce. And also decided to lead an exemplary life and remove their bad habit of drinking and smoking.
“This year the convetion was very interactive and at the same time very useful for our life”, said one of the participants at the end of the convention.